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The Macon metropolitan area is a metropolitan area consisting of five counties in Central Georgia (Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs) anchored by the principal city of Macon. The Office of Management and Budget defines the area as one of its metropolitan statistical areas (the Macon, GA MSA), a designation used for statistical purposes by the United States Census Bureau and other agencies.

As of the 2010 census, the five-county area had a population of 232,293. A July 2017 estimate placed the population at 228,914.


Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants

  • Macon (Consolidated City-County) (Principal city) Pop:155,369

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places


As of the census of 2000, there were 222,368 people, 84,338 households, and 58,788 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 56.26% White, 41.37% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $38,297, and the median income for a family was $44,810. Males had a median income of $33,480 versus $23,523 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,558.

Combined Statistical Area

Macon-Warner Robins-Fort Valley CSA
Location of the Macon-Warner Robins-Fort Valley CSA and its components:      Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area      Warner Robins Metropolitan Statistical Area      Fort Valley Micropolitan Statistical Area

The Macon–Warner RobinsFort Valley Combined Statistical Area (CSA) is made up of seven counties in Georgia. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 356,801 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 394,538). It is now Estimated at 417,473.


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